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More States Drop Sales Tax on Disposable Diapers to Boost Affordability

Shirley Bloxom can’t forget the pride-swallowing shame she felt asking friends and church members for financial help. After the surgery left her husband partially paralyzed, he needed to use disposable underwear at least three times a day, said Bloxom, 72. Living on a fixed income, the couple couldn’t afford them. Bloxom’s husband is among the […]

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Iron deficiency is often missed in young women, girls, research finds

An underdiagnosed deficiency of an essential mineral may contribute to fatigue, brain fog and concentration problems in almost 1 in 4 adolescent girls and young women in the United States. Almost 40% of American teenage girls and young women have low levels of iron, an important mineral needed to make blood cells red, a study

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the influence of vitamin K on the diet-microbiome-health axis

In a recent narrative review published in the Nutrients Journal, researchers explored how Vitamin K dietary supplementation could promote healthy aging. Study: Vitamin K and Hallmarks of Aging: Focus on Diet and Gut Microbiome. Image Credit: ratmaner/Shutterstock.com background Dietary vitamin K is a diet-microbiome-health axis modulator; thus, researchers are pursuing evidence of how it impacts

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Running through middle age can preserve memory: study

Exercising as you age can help maintain memory and fight cognitive decline, according to a new study. In the study, researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Mexico’s National Polytechnic Institute looked at the long-term effects of running on the brains of mice. They found middle-aged rodents with access to a running wheel did a better

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Low carb vs low fat diets? What’s better in middle age?

Share on PinterestExperts recommend diets of lean meats and vegetables in older adults. Mental Art + Design/Stocksy Researchers report that a healthy low-fat diet can lower the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and early death in middle-aged and older adults. They say a healthy low-carbohydrate diet can slightly lower the risk of early mortality in

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Fan Bingbing Dazzles at Oscars 2023 More Than 4 Years After Tax Evasion Scandal

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing attends the 95th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California on March 12, 2023. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Fan Bingbing is back. the 355 actress, 41, walked the champagne carpet at the Oscars 2023 on Sunday night in a rare appearance since her tax evasion scandal in 2018.

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Keto-style diet may be tied to heart disease

A low-carb, high-fat “keto-like” diet may be linked to higher levels of “bad” cholesterol and double the risk of cardiovascular events such as blocked arteries, heart attacks and strokes, according to new research. “Our study found that regular consumption of a self-reported diet, low in carbohydrates and high in fat was associated with increased levels

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Stars Tom Sandoval And Raquel Leviss Address Cheating Scandal

Tom Sandoval, left, and Raquel Leviss, right, seen at a party in 2021. Tom Sandoval, left, and Raquel Leviss, right, seen at a party in 2021. Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules” stars Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss ― two of the people involved in a reality TV cheating scandal so big that it inspired a New York

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